JDK-4754029 : Doclet API: Rewrite doc comments in com.sun.javadoc.SeeTag
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javadoc(tool)
  • Affected Version: 1.4.0
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: other
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2002-09-26
  • Updated: 2014-05-05
  • Resolved: 2002-10-25
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1.4.2 mantisFixed
Description
Many of the doc comments in SeeTag are quite different from the actual
implementation and are also vague and incomplete.  For instance, the example
in referencedClassName() says that for @see String#startsWith(java.lang.String)
it returns String when it actually returns java.lang.String, and doesn't
mention what happens when @see references only a package name (the
package name is returned).

Comments
CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: mantis FIXED IN: mantis INTEGRATED IN: mantis mantis-b05
2004-06-14

PUBLIC COMMENTS Revised the doc comments as suggested. No regression test required as this is a doc comment change. ###@###.### 2002-09-28
2002-09-28

EVALUATION I spoke with Neal sometime back and he agreed with me it's too late to change the implementation to conform to the doc comments -- we should change the doc comments to conform to the implementation. We need to be careful not to over-specify things that we may want to change in the implementation. ###@###.### 2002-09-26
2002-09-26